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LG Electronics Showcases Stylish and Innovative Mobile Phones at International CES 2008

Product Lineup Features One Dozen Examples of Latest in Technology from LG Mobile Phones; Touch Screen Capability Takes Center S

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics MobileComm USA, Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), a leading worldwide provider of advanced wireless handsets and accessories, is showcasing the latest in mobile innovation at the 2008 International CES(R) (Booth #8214, Central Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center).

The newest products for 2008 on display include phones and accessories that feature the latest in touch screen technology, advanced music and TV capabilities, and Bluetooth technology. LG Mobile Phones continues to bring style and function to the wireless phone industry, and to meet the demands of today's mobile consumer.

LG Mobile Phones has been honored with multiple 2008 CES "Innovations" Awards this year for its handsets, including the Voyager by LG, the Venus by LG and the Muziq by LG. These award-winning handsets will be on display at the LG booth.

"Consumers want more from their phones, and we believe we are answering their demands by offering premium handsets such as the Voyager, Shine and Rumor," said Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of product strategy and marketing for LG Mobile Phones. "We will continue to push the bounds of technology innovation to provide the greatest benefit to our consumers in the best possible way."

Featured LG Handsets Include: LG VOYAGER(TM)

If sublime style and excellent performance can provide the ultimate mobile experience, then LG Mobile Phones' new VOYAGER(TM) makes that ultimate experience a reality. Besides being the first handset with an interactive touch screen and a full QWERTY keyboard, this one-of-a-kind mobile wonder also provides access to V CAST Mobile TV and provides full HTML Internet browsing. The VOYAGER(TM)'s dual speakers for stereo sound make it the ultimate music player, and it is Bluetooth(R)-capable and includes a 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder. There is nothing like the VOYAGER(TM) to provide the ultimate mobile experience.

LG Venus

The new VENUS is the brightest star yet in the LG handset lineup because it combines the best of all mobile worlds. Available in black and pink, this sophisticated and stunning slider-style phone features dual screens with interactive touch navigation, a music player, a 2.0 megapixel camera/camcorder, and a microSD(TM) memory port for extra storage. And of course it is Bluetooth-capable and V CAST-ready, providing stellar performance while on the go.

LG Shine(TM)

LG's Shine is for those who were born to shine because LG has created the perfect blend of minimalist design and maximum functionality. When idle, Shine(TM) has a unique, reflective mirror finish, but once it is active the screen comes alive and is viewable from all angles. Inside the elegant stainless steel body, Shine(TM) packs in a music player, a 2.0 megapixel camera, video share and Bluetooth(R) capabilities, a full array of messaging options, and more.

LG VX8350

Sturdy good looks and user-friendly features give the new VX8350 by LG both function and fun. Users will love going wireless with this Bluetooth-capable beauty, and the 1.3 megapixel camera/camcorder is a snap to use. The music player features dual speakers for stereo sound, and combined with Verizon Wireless' V CAST service, the VX8350 packs a powerful entertainment punch. There's even a microSD(TM) memory port for extra storage, making the VX8350 a solid performer that makes perfect mobile sense.

LG VX5400 by LG

The VX5400 by LG is a mobile mainstay with a twist. Besides all the mobile essentials, it is Bluetooth-capable, taking advantage of all the wonders of wireless. The VGA camera is great for photos on the fly and its large color display and keypad are unusual and welcome in such a compact design. The VX5400's one-touch speakerphone and speaker-independent voice command functions round out the package, and make mobile calling more convenient than ever.

LG CU515

The go-anywhere, do-anything CU515 is the ultimate multimedia phone. With the latest music features and its ability to share videos during a call, consumers and their friends will be amazed as they instantly get in touch with family, friends, and co-workers with a simple press of the PTT button. They can even stay completely hands-free via Bluetooth. With CV, users can access news, sports, and weather wherever and whenever they need to. With the CU515's robust multimedia talents, it's all in there, all the time.

LG Rumor

The Rumor by LG is the wireless experience at its best. Users can talk hands-free with the latest Bluetooth(R) technology or the full-duplex speakerphone, communicate with buddies using Instant Messaging or Mobile Email, or capture great close-ups using the camera and then send the photos to family and friends using Multimedia Messaging. Rumor's lines of communication are always open.

Aloha by LG

The Aloha by LG is an ultra-compact phone that keeps consumers completely connected to the world around them. While at work or play, its two-way speakerphone and voice-activated dialing enable hands-free mobile calling. Consumers can use its text messaging to update friends and family with the latest changes in their busy schedule. And its mobile Web and full-color internal LCD enable consumers to view news and events in vivid detail quickly and easily.

LG Trax(TM)

The Trax(TM) 3G music phone lets users coordinate the beat of their active lifestyles with their music by easily changing tunes while listening to music wherever they go, whatever they do. It is today's hottest phone with all of the coolest capabilities -- users can send pictures or share video clips, listen to music in stereo on a Bluetooth(R) headset, and stay completely connected with the latest in mobile messaging.

Muziq by LG

The slim and stylish Muziq(R) phone has a dedicated music key, enabling users to run other applications while listening to music using its multitasking capability. Whatever consumers do, and wherever they go, stereo sound music is available at their fingertips with the built-in FM transmitter and Bluetooth(R) connectivity. Muziq can also take pictures or video, create ringtones with its music composer, or download clips from hit songs. This entertaining phone will be a big hit with users, their families and friends.

Chocolate by LG

Consumers with sophisticated style palettes can indulge in the luxury and innovation of Chocolate by LG. As a work of art in both looks and features, the Chocolate demonstrates that looks are just the beginning of mobile excellence by including a full complement of advanced features that make it one of the most innovative mobile devices in the world, inside and out. With the availability of new colors in blue, red and light blue, the Chocolate is sure to appeal to the tastes of a wide variety of mobile users.

enV by LG

The enV is the ultimate convergence of advanced wireless capabilities and includes the latest developments in mobile entertainment. Available in silver, green and orange, this handset provides a complete multimedia experience, offering music, video, data and all the latest mobile handset innovations, including a beautiful large internal color screen, integrated QWERTY keypad and dual stereo sound. Equipped with a 2.0 mega-pixel camera with auto focus and Bluetooth Stereo support, the enV boasts features that stack up with any other handset available in the U.S.


LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a global force in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a wide range of consumer electronics (digital display and digital media) products, mobile phones and digital appliances under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. For more information, please visit http://www.lgusa.com/.


LG Electronics, Inc. is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 82,000 people working in over 110 operations including 81 subsidaries around the world. Comprising four business units -- Digital Displays, Digital Media, Mobile Communications and Digital Appliances, with 2006 global sales of U.S. $38.5 billion -- LG Electronics is the world's largest producer of CDMA handsets, air conditioners, optical storate products and DVD players. For more information, please visit http://www.lge.com/.

LG Electronics, Inc.

CONTACT: Demetra Kavadeles of LG Electronics, Inc., +1-707-328-5307,
[email protected]; or Lana Rushing, +1-310-428-1805,
[email protected], or Jacqueline Johnson, +1-914-729-4235,
[email protected], both for LG Electronics, Inc.

Web site: http://www.lge.com/

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